Constipation

How to treat Constipation

Constipation is a very common problem and it can affect adults, children and infants and most of the time can be treated at home.

Medication to treat constipation is called Laxatives

Types of  laxatives:

Bulk-forming laxatives; ( Fybogel )

They increase the bulk of your stools (faeces) by helping them retain fluid, encouraging your bowels to push the stools out

Osmotic laxatives; ( Lactulose )

These laxatives soften your stools and help make it easier to pass by increasing the amount of water in your bowels

Stimulant laxatives; ( Senokot )

Stimulant laxatives help increase the movement of your bowels by stimulating the nerves that control the muscles lining your digestive tract.

Stool softener laxatives ( Dulcoease )

Stool softeners increase the fluid content of hard, dry stools, making them easier to pass out the stool.

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Mebeverine Hydrochloride Is A Type Of Medicine Called An Antispasmodic. It Works By Relaxing The Muscle In The Walls Of The Intestines. This Relieves Painful Muscle Spasms In The Gut And Reduces Related Symptoms Like Colicky Abdominal Pain And Cramps, Bloating, Wind (Flatulence) And Diarrhoea Alternating With Constipation.

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Dioctyl Capsules  contains the active substance docusate sodium, it is one of a group of medicines called ‘laxatives’.
They are usually taken to prevent and treat constipation that has lasted for a long time. It may also be taken during certain types of stomach X-rays, or to help you go to the toilet if you have piles (haemorrhoids).
Active Ingredients: Each capsule contains Docusate sodium 100mg.

 

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Soften hard stools for a comfortable way to go to the loo.
Suitable for: Adults aged 18 years and over.
Active Ingredients: Each capsule contains Docusate sodium 100mg.

 

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Dulcolax Suppositories (Bisacodyl), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Called A Stimulant Laxative.

Bisacodyl Works By Stimulating The Nerve Endings In The Walls Of The Large Bowel (Colon) And Rectum. This Makes The Muscles In The Bowel Wall Contract More Often And With Increased Force, Which Moves The Stools Through The Colon To The Rectum So That The Bowel Can Be Emptied.

Dulcolax Suppositories Melt In The Rectum, Releasing The Bisacodyl To Produce Its Effect On The Wall Of The Colon And Rectum. The Suppositories Start To Work In About 15 To 30 Minutes, So They Are Useful If You Want Fast Relief From Constipation. They Can Also Be Helpful For People Who Can’t Swallow Bisacodyl Tablets.

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Dulcolax 5mg Suppository  5 Suppositories

DULCOLAX 5mg Suppositories contain a medicine called bisacodyl. This belongs to a group of medicines called laxatives.

DULCOLAX 5mg Suppositories is for children

Dulcolax 5mg Suppositories is NOW a Prescription Only Product

  • DULCOLAX Suppositories are used for short-term relief from occasional constipation
  • This medicine does not help with weight loss
  • DULCOLAX Suppositories are also used in hospitals to clear the bowel before surgery, X-rays or other tests
  • DULCOLAX Suppositories stimulate the muscles of the bowel (large intestine). They have a laxative effect usually within 10 to 30 minutes
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New Dulcolax Liquid – Dulcolax Pico Liquid

Dulcolax Liquid (Sodium Picosulfate), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Known As A Stimulant Laxative.

Sodium Picosulfate Works By Stimulating The Nerve Endings In The Walls Of The Large Intestine (Colon) And Rectum. This Causes The Muscles In The Intestinal Wall To Contract More Often And With Increased Force. When These Muscles Contract (A Process Known As Peristalsis), This Moves The Contents Of The Intestine Through The Colon To The Rectum So That The Bowel Can Be Emptied. This Relieves Constipation.

The Sodium Picosulfate Is Activated By The Natural Bacteria That Are Found In The Colon, So It Does Not Start Working Until It Reaches This Part Of The Gut.

Dulcolax Pico Liquid Starts To Work Six To Twelve Hours After Taking A Dose. It Should Be Taken At Night To Produce Relief From Constipation The Following Morning.

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Dulcolax Pico Liquid (Sodium Picosulfate), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Known As A Stimulant Laxative.

Sodium Picosulfate Works By Stimulating The Nerve Endings In The Walls Of The Large Intestine (Colon) And Rectum. This Causes The Muscles In The Intestinal Wall To Contract More Often And With Increased Force. When These Muscles Contract (A Process Known As Peristalsis), This Moves The Contents Of The Intestine Through The Colon To The Rectum So That The Bowel Can Be Emptied. This Relieves Constipation.

The Sodium Picosulfate Is Activated By The Natural Bacteria That Are Found In The Colon, So It Does Not Start Working Until It Reaches This Part Of The Gut.

Dulcolax Pico Liquid Starts To Work Six To Twelve Hours After Taking A Dose. It Should Be Taken At Night To Produce Relief From Constipation The Following Morning.

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Dulcolax Gastro-Resistant Tablets (Bisacodyl), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Called A Stimulant Laxative.

Bisacodyl Works By Stimulating The Nerve Endings In The Walls Of The Large Bowel (Colon) And Rectum. This Makes The Muscles In The Bowel Wall Contract More Often And With Increased Force, Which Moves The Stools Through The Colon To The Rectum So That The Bowel Can Be Emptied.

The Tablets Have A Special Coating That Allows The Tablets To Pass Through The Stomach And Dissolve When They Reach The Colon. This Releases The Bisacodyl Precisely Where It’s Needed To Produce Its Effect. The Tablets Have An Effect 10 To 12 Hours After You Take Them.

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Predictable and gentle relief from constipation.

Brings reliable relief from constipation, between 6-12 hours.

DULCOLAX Tablets have a special coating that helps to ensure the medicine works only where needed, gently stimulating the bowel and returning the body to its natural rhythm.

It is recommended to take the coated tablets at night to have a bowel movement the following morning. They should be swallowed whole with an adequate amount of fluid.

DULCOLAX  Tablets should not be taken in pregnancy, especially the first trimester, and during breast feeding unless the expected benefit is thought to outweigh any possible risk and only on medical advice.

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